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File:Triceratops mount.jpg|thumb|''Triceratops'' mount in the Natural History Museum of Los Angeles County File:Natural History Museum of Los Angeles Rotunda.JPG|thumb|The Rotunda of The Natural History Museum of Los Angeles The '''Natural History Museum of Los Angeles County (abbreviated NHM)''' is the largest natural and historical museum in the western United States, and its collections include nearly 35 million specimens and Artifact (archaeology)|artifacts and cover 4.5 billion years of history. This large collection is comprised not only of specimens for exhibition, but also of vast research collections housed on and offsite. The Museum is actually an association of three Los Angeles area museums; The Natural History Museum of Los Angeles County, The Page Museum La Brea Tar Pits, and the William S. Hart Museum. In 2003, the museum began a campaign to transform its exhibits and visitor experience. The museum reopened its seismically...
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Established{{Start date|1913}}
Dissolved| location = Exposition Park (Los Angeles)|Exposition Park, Los Angeles, California
TypeNatural history museum
Visitors| director = Dr. Lori Bettison-Varga{{cite web |url= |title=Lori Bettison-Varga named new president of L.A. County's Natural History Museum | |date=July 8, 2015 |author=Mike Boehm |accessdate= July 15, 2016}}
Curator| publictransit = {{LACMTA link logo}}{{LACMTA icon strip|Expo}} Expo Park/USC (Los Angeles Metro station)|Expo Park/USC
Expo/Vermont (Los Angeles Metro station)|Expo/Vermont (Expo Line (Los Angeles Metro)|Expo Line)
Website{{URL||Museum website}}
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